Small-scale fisheries are Too Big To Ignore

Too Big to Ignore is a new research network and knowledge mobilization partnership to promote and revitalize small-scale fisheries.

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New Book: Governability of Fisheries and Aquaculture

This volume illustrates the contribution of interactive governance theory to understanding core fisheries and aquaculture challenges.

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Too Big To Ignore is a research network and knowledge mobilization partnership established to elevate the profile of small-scale fisheries (SSF), to argue against their marginalization in national and international policies, and to develop research and governance capacity to address global fisheries challenges

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Total annual catch

Total annual catch

Source: World Bank/FAO/WorldFish (2010)

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Randal Greene

Randal Greene is a GIS analyst and software developer who has been working with TBTI since 2011. He played a crucial role in developing the Information System on Small-scale Fisheries (ISSF), an interactive global repository of small-scale fisheries that provides information on key characteristics of this sector in various locations around the world. [read more]

News & Updates

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Workshop on the future of marine conservation

TBTI co-sponsored a workshop titled “The future of marine conservation: Local and global perspectives” on March 12, 2015 at Memorial University, Canada. The workshop was an op ...[read more]

A new coastal fisheries policy for the Pacific Islands developed

In the Pacific Islands inshore fisheries are vital to the people providing the primary or secondary source of income for up to 50% of households despite the disproportionate att ...[read more]

Sign up to TBTI new Research Clusters

TBTI is moving into a new phase with the organization of activities around twelve ‘research clusters’, several of which are linked to the original themes, but many are added ba ...[read more]

Information System for Small-scale Fisheries (ISSF) launched

TBTI has recently launched its Information System on Small-scale Fisheries (ISSF), the first interactive global repository of small-scale fisheries, providing information on key ...[read more]